For Parents

Monthly Newsletter

 

Dear Parents and Students:

On behalf of the entire staff at Washington Primary School, I would like to welcome all our new and returning students and families to the academic year 2018-19. 

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REFRIGERATOR DOOR

Reminders

  • Hot Lunch will begin on Tuesday, October 2nd for grades K-5.  If your child would like to receive hot lunch, please complete and return the order form to the main office no later than Monday, September 24th.  Find HOT LUNCH FORM in the Forms and Information links below.
  • If you haven’t signed up for a parent/teacher conference, please call the office to schedule your visit as soon as possible.
  • The Gunn Memorial Library Program begins  Tuesday, September 25th for K-1, and Thursday, September 27th for 2-5.  If you haven’t turned in your child’s permission slip please do so.

Thursday Folder: 9/20/18

ART SHOW AND AUCTION AT TOWN HALL: SAT, SEPT 22

The Washington Rotary Club is hosting its inaugural Art Show and Auction to be held at Bryan Memorial Town Hall on Saturday, September 22.
There will be both a Silent and Live Auction featuring works from local artists from Washington and area towns as well as
student works that will include 2 collaborative collages from WPS: Love Birds by Third and Fourth graders, and Undersea by First and Second graders.
Tickets are available from Rotary Club members and at Washington Supply and Hickory Stick Bookshop. Advance tickets $10, tickets at the Door $15.
WPS ARTWORK:  SEA
WPS ARTWORK - BIRDS

ORDER PTO SPIRIT WEAR TODAY: DUE FRI, OCT 5

SPIRIT WEAR is here!
Order your SPIRIT WEAR for Halloween!  Forms due Friday, Oct 5th
 

SPIRIT WEAR ORDER FORM

REACH SPIRIT WEAR ORDER FORM

WALK TO SCHOOL DAY - MEET BEFORE SCHOOL: WED, OCT 10

Washington Primary School is participating in INTERNATIONAL Walk to School Day
Join children and adults around the world to celebrate the benefits of walking and bicycling.
 
WHAT:  International Walk to School Day
WHEN:  Wednesday, October 10, 2018 – 8:15-8:45
WHO:  All are welcome to join us!  Parents, guardians, friends, teachers, and friendly pets.
WHERE:  Pavilion located behind WPS—We will walk the river trail.

CUB SCOUTS

Cub Scouts info

SUMMER READING CELEBRATION: FRI, SEPT 28th, 2:40pm

Let's Celebrate!

WPS STUDENTS AND FAMILIES:

Congratulations grades 2, 3, 4 and 5!  Every single student has returned or filled out a summer reading form at school!  Kindergarten and First grade are almost there too!

As a congratulations for all our summer reading efforts, we will have a special outdoor reading celebration:

WHEN:  September 28th at 2:40
WHAT TO WEAR:  Wear a WPS shirt or blue and white to show your spirit
WHAT TO BRING:  Bring your favorite book and beach towel for this special reading time
WHO:  Parents are welcome to join us!

 

Our summer reading celebration will be on Friday, September 28th!

Picture of students playing musical instruments made with books

Gunn Memorial Pre-school Story Hour

Welcome to the Gunn Junior Library!
Join us for preschool story time programs:
Reading Racoon Gunn Library
TWO'S TIME
When:  Fridays at 10:30am
Sept 28th through Nov 16th
Drop-in's welcome!
 
Gunn Library Preschool Storytime stork
3/4 YEAR OLD BOOK BUDDIES
When:  Fridays at 2:25 pm
Sept 28th through Nov 16th 
Preschoolers and their parents/caregivers are welcome to join the fun with seasonal stories, flannel board activities and craftes.
Please pre-register for this program. 
 
All programs are free and open to the public.  Contact the Gunn Jr. Library at 860-868-2310 or gunnjr@biblio.org for more information about these and all other library events.

 

GUNN MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY STORY HOURS

Gunn Memorial Story Hour

 

K & 1st Graders
TUESDAYS AFTER SCHOOL   3:30-4:15
SEPT 25th - NOV 13th
Story Craft will include stories, games & crafts designed around seasonal themes, new books and classic children's literature.
 
2nd & 3rd Graders
THURSDAYS AFTER SCHOOL 3:30-4:15
SEPT 27th - NOV 15th
Story Craft will include stories, games & crafts designed around seasonal themes, new books and classic children's literature.  Guest hosts will expose the 2nd & 3rd graders to the sciences. 
 
4th & 5th Graders
After School Wii Tournament!
THURSDAYS AFTER SCHOOL 3:30-4:15
Join us for a little bit of homework, snacks, and a whole lot of friendly competition playing Wii games!
 
Children can take the bus to the library after school with permission from their parent.  Snack provided.  PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
Gunn Memorial Library
860-868-2310 
gunnjr@biblio.org

 

  CLICK HERE FOR FULL BROCHURE AND REGISTRATION FORM

Forms and Information